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[ male announcer ] universal studios summer of survival. ♪ (male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam: now at eight. >> a bee-line course. face to face with the full fury of nature i honestly felt like it was in there." and you could just see it. it was just like brown. huge. never-ending. >> pam: in oklahoma tonight, tornado survivors struggling to describe what they endured. >>we grabbed our motorcycle helmets and hid in the closet and prayed like hell >> pam: their stories coming up on kron four >> pam: heartbreak and devestation in oklahoma tonight. in the wake of a deadly tornado. >> pam: 24 people.
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nine of those victims are children. tonight. the mayor of moore, oklahoma now says, he expects that number to stand. right now, 60 people remain in the hospital. 237 others were injured. the damage is estimated at one- billion -dollars. kron 4's grant lodes is here now with heartwrenching, first hand accounts from the scene. grant? >> reporter: evidence of a region primarily wiped out but surely be back once again. >> tried to open the door, at qaeda door and. my car is gone i can't find it and luster is nothing left of my house. >> here we are now i grab my dog men just asking god to spare me. >> (crying) appraise i prayed.
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>> we had a small building that was devastated. we trying to meticulous lee picked up stop. >> these children are crying everywhere and bloody teachers everyone was strapped it was crazy! >> we literally ran from pile to pile and waited for people to screen. >> hundreds of requests to check people neighborhoods there are no reference points we are just going by area by area to search for
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people. one >> reporter: of her love once hoped his hit right out of the rubber revel. this is life in the big city. it's a dog, is a dull dog. >> zero-c, 0ohh, bessie, oh bessie.
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>> i as got to let me be ok in this is both. they were not together once the storm hit but now there are both together >> pam: new tonight-- >> pam: six specialists from california's urban search & rescue teams. to assist in response and recovery efforts in oklahoma. they include a specialist from the fremont fire department. and the sacramento city fire department. as well as and orange county. >> pam: coming up in our next half hour. we will have the latest developments in moore, oklahoma. that's from the scene. >> pam: upswing in east palo alto. in fact, so much so, that crime emergency. all officer days off have
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been canceled. this action will double the number of officers of the street. kron 4's alecia reid just police. she joins us live now at police headquarters with the new video. alecia? sot - we're out here in full force and we're not gonna allow these guys to terrorize our city >> we are in full force and we will not allow guys to call out in our community to wreck havoc. >> reporter: with a total of 5 murders so far this year in east palo alto, police chief ronald davis declared a 'crime emergency' after a teenager was shot to death on sunday. different agencies have come together to form a task forcestarting today, they're policing different hotspots. some on foot patrolothers doing probation or parole checks. officers are also visiting known gang territory, like the
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gardens neighborhood. >> they see we're out here in full forceyou know they kinda bunker down >> reporter: wrecked and 50 shootings this year eight of them in the last two weeks. the chief ghitas in here to of that wheat crop down before it gets any worse. continuing our team coverage. kron4's grant lodes is here now to show us exactly where these crimes are happening. >> reporter: 8 shootings and paul also in just two weeks. this is where that teenager was shot and killed sunday night and this is the northern part of paula alto. the day before that one on
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gardenia way and before that on state street and and orne 14th on cooley ave. cinco were e mcdonald's on bay wrote. another on cooley ave. you can see big are not in just one concentrated area. this is a crime emergency per the police chiefs. >> 30 mi. per hour, 54 mi. per hour and livermore at 14 half moon bay at 35 mi. went bust. dust. a pretty windy
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evening with temperatures a lot cooler. livermore you are at 57 and mountain view 59 hayward 57 napa 59 degrees. our heart high ford to and denied a lot cooler. 67 richmond answers santa rosa sunnyvale's 72. more on the cooling pattern a bit later. >>.cheering >> pam: it's official. the bay area is going to host the 50th superbowl in 2016. it will take place in the new 49er stadium. which is still under construction.
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the san francisco bid. beat out miami. to host the big 50th anniversary game. new tonight at 8-- >> pam: to secure the superbowl bid, the city of santa clara gave up millions dollars in tax breaks and fees . but officials say, the benefits santa clara's borders. to the entire bay area. >> pam: kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and has new details. superbowl >> reporter: 50 is coming to the bay area in 2016. it could have a 5 million economic impact on the area. regardless it is the extra money to northern california. we say area because the game will be in the bay area. including the
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nfl experience for families and parties help like this by athletes. and celebrities. wine begins in hots booked solid hotels held an average of 93 percent occupancy four days prior to super bowl game spending an average of $571 a day on hold till entertainment and restaurants. santa clara and the entire bay area is likely to say the same treatment.
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>> reporter: superbowl lanes and drivers with ideas sleep lots of planning to do >> pam: levi stadium in santa clara is scheduled to be finished just in time for the 2014 n-f-l season. kron 4's charles clifford has a virtual look. at what the completed facility will have to offer. >> reporter: right now levi stadium is about half finished, this is a camera shot of crews working on the stadium earlier today. when completed it will have a seating capacity of 68,500 people, but for special occasions.. such as the superbowl.. that can be expanded to 75,000. this is a virtual model of >> reporter: the finished facility will there will be 9,000 club suits,17 elevators, 30 bathroom fixtures and more than 21,000 parking spaces there will also be 11 entry and exit points as well as a courtyard overlooking the field that will be open to the public year round.
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levi stadium will be an open air stadium that's designed to be used for not just football games but also and other sporting events. the final price tag for all this? a mere 1.2 billion dollars. in the newsroom, charles clifford kron 4 news. >> pam: and ahead at a video of a brush fire burned near homes in san jose. plus some drivers who had this able placards will may soon lose the ability to do so. at age 82 billion in san jose were the sharks are in game 4 against the kings coming up.
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look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. e you ever sat oned to watcha plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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>> pam: in san francisco if city officials get their way. changes that may affect the entire state >> reporter: parking on city streets with a disabled placard may no longer be free yes you heard me unlimted parking may be a thing of the past >> reporter:if you have been following the people behaving badly segments over the years i've highlighted what was being called the rampant abuse of disabled placards for years blocks and blocks of cars all displaying disabled placards taking up parking spaces for days at a time under the current law people with disabled parking placards can park for free in any regular metered parking spot pretty much forever
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>> reporter: by the end of 2013 the city plans to increase it's official disabled parking spots you know the ones with the blue curb by 70% that means adding an additional 740 spots city wide. >> reporter: increase in dmv oversight for placard approval before they're even released to drivers stepped up enforcement to combat placard misuse by adding parking meters even at the official disabled parking spaces , these are creating mixed reviews from drivers some saying good and some placard holders not so happy citing that the truly disabled now have to suffer because people are basically abusing a privilege just to get free parking keep in mind these some of these proposed changes would basically require a in change state law at the earliest these new recommendations would take effect in 2015, however adding new official parking spots should happen by the end of 2013 i think it's interesting
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that the bay area's abuse of placards is so bad that it require laws in the entire state to be changed in san francisco stanley roberts >> pam: the flames raced up the grass covered hills that this is video from our helicopter parts issue with abc seven. fire crews now have the blaze under control but to homestead's stained damage on the rooftop and attics. former
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our wind gusts. kron4.com. half moon bay coming in at 30 mi. per hour. 21 for fairfield so pre much the entire bay area is receiving some wind action. 70 and now the and a lot cooler today to check out the 24 hour cooler close change livermore is 19 degrees colder than 24 hours ago. over night breezy and chile with mostly clear skies. rest of the week for me cool conditions and a mild conditions just in time for memorial day. highs for
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wednesday, 67 for oakland and los 70's for id low sixties for downtown san franciscokron47 day ahead forecast. cooler temperatures sticking and around and told the weekend. the milder by monday upper 70's and when pushing closer to '80s on memorial day. you can catch the latest news, forecast and traffic conditions whenever it's convenient - on our 24/7 bay area news channel. you can watch live on kron4.com or on comcast channel 193. >> pam: bay area tonight. sharks. who are hoping to pull even in game 4 tonight against the los angeleskron4's scott rates
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is live at h-p pavilion. where the game is now underway. scott? >> reporter: well pam ewing they understand what a big thing this is. i talked to the fans out h andy interesting predictions >> we are going to take it all away. >> it will be an awesome game! we will win! >> >> reporter: how important is this game tonight? >> very important >> sharks! >> 21 let's go sharks!
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>> reporter: out of all the sharks fans would you enter the stadium with aching jersey on? >> of course! >> reporter: the sharks are leading this game 220 kron 4 news >> this just in to the kron 4 newsroom. this just in an sergio garcia has apologized tonight after making and what many may called a racist comment about tiger woods. the to do not like each other the comment, after the did learn garcia's
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space garcia's they did an apology he was in no way trying to make erases comment in regards to tiger woods. >> pam: some people have wine caves. >> gary: the hon. j. matthews would get off as only as j. matthews can get off. but this guy is excited! the super bowl coming to the bay
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look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here.
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those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >> pam: >> reporter: at the bottom of the ocean. coming up, one napa valley winery is about to fish it up. details, next.
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wine lovers may cringe. winery that's taken some perfectly good vino and sunk it .deep into the ocean. there's a method to this madness. believe it or not. for three months, four cases of cabernet sauvignon have been sitting at the bottom of charleston harbor in north carolina. it's the first phases in what mira winery of st. helena plans as an ongoing experiment to determine the effects of ocean aging. footage of some very old wine discovered in the ocean. by accident. but winemakers are doing this on purpose. >> reporter:wine submerged 60 feet under will be sampled and chemically analyzed. can't vouch for how it actually tastes, but wine has been aged in the ocean in europe before. and apparently the conditions are just right for keeping the wine at a constant cool temperature. we'll be right back. star command,
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helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. citibank mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> pam: now for a look at our top stories at eight-thirty. violent crime is on the upswing in east palo alto. 8 shootings in east palo alto in the last 2 weeks in fact, so much so, that city leaders have declared a crime emergency. all officer days off have been canceled. this action will double the number of officers of the street. >> pam: it's official. the bay area is going to host the 50th annual superbowl in 2016. it will take place in the new 49er stadium. that hasn't even been built yet. san francisco beat out miami to be the host to the biga
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brush fire in san jose.gets dangerously close to some homes today. the flames raced up some grass covered hills and toward some homes. near highway 101 and yerba buena road. this is video from our helocopter partnership with abc 7 news. fire crews now have the fire under control. no homes or structures were burned. >> pam: anny hong is in our weather center trucking the weather and has the latest. >> reporter: very breezy conditions. the wind gusts and now but at 31. city at 30 ht 35. temperatures have cooled
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down generally into the fifties in most locations. still holding on to the low seventies in napa and 64 are s in sunnyvale. 24 hour temperature change, livermore is cooler than cooler by 19 degrees. concord at 15. we will stay dry with when the conditions tomorrow and cool air max is in place 6168 in san jose and the east bay interior. >> pam: bay area= based apple >> pam: computer. is america's most valuable tech company. and one of the country's biggest corporate taxpayers. and according to a new congressional study, one of
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america's biggest tax dodgers. grant lodes is back to tell us what happened. when apple's c=e=o tim cook. appeared before a senate committee today. grant?. >> reporter:on one side of the table, apple chief tim cook. on the other, two outraged senators. democrat carl levin and republican john mccain accusing the tech giant of using off-shore affiliates to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes. tickticktick >> reporter: one million dollars an hour. 25 million dollars a day. nine billion dollars a year. that's how much money apple is accused of hiding from the i=r=s. and where is it hidden? ireland, for one. critics say three apple corporations there hold 60 percent of the corporation's profits, and pay virtually no taxes. ceo tim cook says apple is proud to be an american company. >>we pay all the taxes we owe. every single dollar. we not only comply with the law, but we comply with the spirit of the laws.
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senator john mccain was skeptical, but he had another question. >>mccain: "what i really wanted to ask is why the hell i have to keep updating the apps on my iphone all the time and why you don't fix that? thank you, mr. chairman." cook: "swe make them better all the time." everything was all smiles at the end of tim cook's testimony. but that doesn't mean the company is off the hook. the senators are still pushing to close the loopholes apple has been using to its advantage. >> pam: >> pam: jury deliberations deciding whether jodi arias should be sentenced to life in prison or the death penalty will continue tomorrow morning. spare her life during the penalty phase of her murder trial. insisting she can contribute to society from prison. if she's allowed to live. it's the same jury which convicted her of murdering her former boyfriend in 2008.
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>> pam: she acknowleges that she said in an earlier interview that she preferred the death penalty. but now says that's only because she 'lacked perspective.' >> pam: the current death toll from monday's horrific twister in oklahoma was lowered from 51 to 24. tonight. the mayor of moore, oklahoma now says he expects that number to stand. devestation in oklahoma tonight. in the wake of a massive and powerful tornado. the powerful tornado hit yesterday -- killing at least 24 people. nine of those victims are children. right now, 60 people remain in the hospital. 237 people were injured. the damage is estimated at one- billion -dollars. kron 4's grant lodes is here now with heartwrenching first hand accounts from the scene. >> reporter:this was from briarwood elementary.fortunately no school.but emotions were raw as teachers comforted students still waiting for
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parents.and then parents showed up for joyous reunions. >> (crying) (crying) sach screams
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(crying) >> reporter: that was briarwood elementary. seven students said to have drowned. >> pam: and right now. paul vercammen is in moore, oklahoma
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he joins us live now with the latest on this devestating storm. paul? >> reporter: 24 hunter homes damaged to a dozen people directed by this master twister. the devastation spans for miles piles of rubble to those details of the storm that ripped through the community. >> so i'd kill lifted the house up and said that down. >> reporter: president obama called the storm the tornado one of the most destructive in history. at
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least 100 people have been pulled out alive and hospital are treating thousands of victims. >> basically ran from pile to pout and waited for someone to scream. >> community is coming together to help people this hard to put it into words of how this has affected so many people. >> pam: in putting together this story it was difficult to match before and after images because the tornado reduced so many buildings to rubble with no real identifying marks, but i did find a few matching pictures. >> reporter: i would find this downright eerie this house is in pretty decent shape and they come over here very quiet no one is
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rummaging through their stuff right now authorities are asking them not to is too dangerous with debris glass nelson was not. so it is very, very quiet. the trees themselves look like something out of a halloween sketch or apple sold. nellies and sharp the tornado tore all the relieve some. in oklahoma tonight where a halide 2,400 t the damage. >> pam: we are born to take a break we will be right >> pam: we are born to take alook at them kids.right [ sigh ]
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>> pam: the a's in search of
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their fifth straight win highlights street ahead. more reaction to superbowl 50! sports coming not up
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>> hi everyone a windy day. men have clear skies tonight but little chillier come tomorrow morning. when
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the dust very high. half moon bay picking up that 35 and a much cooler weather has settled and, ms. 70's for napa and santa rosa los '60s for san francisco gnocchis or '90s what we saw yesterday. breezy and by that afternoon still cool but another day of gusty winds. duty in oakland, 55 in redwood city and 58 degrees with no rain for the bay area. and still beat un
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seasonally low temperatures. upper 60s in san jose tomorrow. matt but you should get below 70's. the) sticks to run until thursday and friday saturday as well sunday little mile from memorial day little warmer in this upper 70's and 80's. you can catch the latest news, forecast and traffic conditions whenever it's convenient - on our 24/7 bay area news channel. you can watch live on kron4.com or on comcast channel 193.
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(male announcer): now, the orchard supply sports report with gary radnich. giants pitcher ryan >> gary: at stanford today after the washington nationals. vogelsong broke his hand while at bat when he swung at a pitch and the ball hit him on the right hand disabled list but the giants for 2 months before the inury vogelsong pitched 5 scoreless innings to get his first win after a 6-start winless stretch looked the a's win tonight one to nothing! their fifth straight win
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>> gary: what happens is the hand hills but you still have to get to hand back in shape from possibly about 68 week sometimes more than that. >> gary: woodson rejoins raiders charles woodson is rejoining the raiders following seven seasons in green bay. woodson was a free agent and reportedly signed a one- year deal today to come back to the team that drafted him out of michigan back in 1998. woodson played 8 seasons in oakland.he's a 15 year veteran and an 8 time pro bowler who has 55 career
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interceptions, 11 returned for touchdowns woodson is 36 and will be stories... >> gary: good news for bay area fans is the nation. ed lee made the impromptu (cheers & applause) announcement at city hall in san francisco to the pleasure of the crowd on hand it was during a warriors event - the mayor giving stephen curry the key to the city curry led the warriors in scoring, >> i nummi cent of our bid that we had a great bit!
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when the announcement came in and realized we are getting a super bowl 50 on a stadium that hasn't been built yet. i can tell you the majority of the people that supported us all along and are excited! not only do they love the team but they are also loyal fans. i can guarantee that it it will be in egypt to be remembered! yvette event to be remebered!
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are you going to the game? >> i want to make sure that we did everything right i want to go but the answer is no! (laughter) >> gary: he has been spending years on this and he probably would not be able to go to the gang? the aim game? >> pam: those guys are nice
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he will probably we be able to go to the game. >> gary: assists, steals and set an all-time nba record with made 3-pointers here's curry addressing the warriors faithful in san francisco today (cheers & applause) >> gary: sort of a double header their announcing the super bowl 50 in the bay area and giving stuff curry said key to the city. >> we have our sights set on bigger things. i grew up in
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the in the way my dad worked in charlotte but this is the best sand base in the league by far. (cheers & applause) >> gary: the brewers and rangers game 3 getting ready to a eliminate rangers the lead the series right now three games to none. we will be back in a moment.
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(male announcer): now, the orchard supply sports report with gary radnich. >> gary: golf's governing bodies have adopted a new rule that outlaws the belly putter putter that is
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anchored in by golfers using the belly putter including adam scott sale at 11 tonight have a gooood nig. here youou go. you, , too.
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